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May 26, 2016

Senior Living

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Recent Headlines

Tuesday 05/24/2016
Do you suffer from a longevity disconnect?
Updated: May 26, 2016 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - They say that age is just a number. For the 10,000 who reach retirement age every day, however, that number may come with a multitude of questions about whether they have done enough to prepare for retirement.

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Monday 05/23/2016
Four facts about artery health
Updated: May 26, 2016 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - Did you know that you could be slowly getting sicker with artery blockage, even if you are symptom free and not diagnosed with heart disease?

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Thursday 05/19/2016
Seniors commit suicide twice as often as teens
Updated: May 26, 2016 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - While teenagers are the age group most associated with suicide risk, the terrible truth is that another group is killing themselves at even higher rates: seniors.

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Feel rushed at the doctor's office? How to get more 1-1 time
Updated: May 26, 2016 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - For patients and physicians alike, the current health care environment has never been more promising, but it’s also frustrating. While there are more medical advancements and treatment options than ever before, the importance of the doctor-patient relationship has taken a backseat in the health care continuum.  

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Wednesday 05/11/2016
5 easy ways to reduce digital eyestrain
Updated: May 19, 2016 - 3:39 am

(BPT) - Technology can be beautiful thing. It has expanded our worlds and our minds, connecting people in a way they've never been before. But if you’re regularly using mobile devices, it’s possible you’re one of 70 percent of U.S. adults who suffer from digital eyestrain. And if you’re using technology before bed, you’re probably suffering from the sleep- and heath-altering effects of blue light.

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Tuesday 05/10/2016
Hepatitis C: A silent epidemic among baby boomers
Updated: May 18, 2016 - 3:36 am

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Tuesday 05/03/2016
Seniors with diabetes: Are you making the most of your Medicare benefits?
Updated: May 05, 2016 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - One in four Americans age 65 or older has diabetes, putting them at increased risk for vision loss and blindness. Fortunately, diabetes-related vision loss is largely preventable with regular care. Yet, studies show a majority of Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes do not get the necessary eye exams.

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Bite back against mosquitoes this season with these prevention tips
Updated: May 11, 2016 - 3:37 am

(BPT) - From annoying itchy welts to serious conditions like Malaria and West Nile virus, mosquitoes have been making humans miserable and sick for thousands of years. And now, there’s Zika — a mosquito-spread virus that may be linked to serious birth defects. In fact, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the diseases mosquitoes spread make them the deadliest animal on the planet.

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